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Department of Education

Katharine Furst

Lecturer
Art Education Program

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Katharine Furst

Lecturer
Art Education Program

Biography: 

Kay has taught widely in the field of art education from kindergarten through graduate school. She has lectured at Framingham State College and Lesley University, and has 25 years of experience teaching a range of grade levels in public schools. She frequently presents her research and classroom practice at professional conferences, including the New England Art Education Association and the National Art Education Association. Kay has been awarded numerous grants for her work to integrate art with a range of topics and for implementing multicultural curriculum.Her strong focus on teaching the exceptional child has awarded her the Massachusetts Special Art Educator of the Year 2011. She holds an M.Ed. in creative arts in learning from Lesley University and B.S. in art education and photography from Massachusetts College of Art.

Education: 
M.Ed., Lesley University
B.S., Massachusetts College of Art
Selected Publications and Presentations: 

Artwork by Katharine FurstTitle: Vices.
Relief print 18x 24.
Kay Furst. 2010